7.50 Sunday Reading
FR GERARD MEATH, OP, reads from God's Way to be Man by GEOFFREY PRESTON , OP
7.55 Weather; programme news
8.10 Sunday Papers
Presented by Brian Trueman
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS
NORMAN CROUCHER appeals on behalf of the Calvert Trust, which provides opportunities for disabled people over the age of 12 to take part in sailing. canoeing, riding, walking and climbing in the Lake District. Donations to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather; programme news
S.10 Sunday Papers
Regional Variations (2)
from Salem Baptist Church, Cheltenham
Conducted by the Minister THE REV DAVID BUTCHER Preacher
THE REV DEREK WINTER
The second of four broadcasts during Advent on: Signs of the Times
' You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky; can you not interpret the signs of the times? ' (MATTHEW 16, v 3) 2: The Signs in Politics
Hymns (BaptistHB): Christ is the world's true light (659); Almighty Father, who dost give (657); Where restless crowds are thronging (655)
Readings (NEB): Exodus 3, vv 1-14; John 19, vv 1-18 Organist ERNEST COOPER BBC Birmingham long wave only
Some time ago John Ebdon spent a holiday in Greece and found that his preconceived ideas were a little wide of the mark. long wave only
by Peter Hobday and Louise Botting
Including Debatable Point A Financial World Tonight production
Another chance to hear PC Hancock starring Tony Hancock SIDNEY JAMES , BILL KERR , HATTIE JACQUES and KENNETH WILLIAMS
Script by RAY GALTON and ALAN SIMPSON
Theme and incidental music by WALLY STOTT Producer
DENNIS MAIN WILSON
(First broadcast in 1957)
In the Chair Michael Charlton
(Lines open from 10.30 am)
with Sandra Clark and her guests - out and about or in the studio. Reflect on a review of the past week and hear how others relax.
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit.
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presented by Gordon Clough
Editor DEREK LEWIS
Tony Davis. Mick Groves , Cliff Hall and Hugh Jones with JOHN MCCORMICK (bass) Producer
JOHN FAWCETT WILSON
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
(Details; Wed 10.5 am) long wave only
By Wally K. Daly. With Peter Jeffrey, Norma Ronald, Moray Watson and George A. Cooper
'Stigmata, the marks of the cross, traversing a void of nearly 2.000 years to be occasionally manifested on the bodies of the worthiest of believers - the only problem being that it's accidentally hit me. the greatest non-believer of all time.'
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(First broadcast in 1977)
A look at some of the recent books about war, with help from John Rae, Marina Warner, Laurence Cotterell and R.T. Brooks
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Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss listeners' questions with HUGH SCULLY.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol long wave only
(Details: Wed 9.5 am) long wave only
'Two ears are better than one.' Jane Finnis reports on a new approach to mobility training. Presented by David Scott Blackhall
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Brian Johnston recently visited Wallsend in Tyne and Wear
(Rev rpt of last Friday's broadcast) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
Omnibus Edition Producer
WILLIAM SMETHURST BBC Birmingham
Professor Ivor Keys talks about the extraordinary genesis of Handel's Metsiah. BBC Manchester
direct from the Royal Albert Hall. London
Jennifer Smith (soprano) Norma Procter (contralto) Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
Michael Rippon (bass) LondonPhilharmonic Choir
London Philharmonic Orchestra leader DAVID NOLAN with Leslie Pearson (harpsichord)
Malcolm Hicks (organ) conducted by Walter Susskind Parti
Frank Delaney on the importance of being Irish - with a question-mark.
Parts 2 and 3 (Basil Lam's edition: Wed 20 December, R 3)
In May Chris Bonington led an eight-man British assault on the West Ridge of K2, a route never before attempted. Recorded on the mountain this programme is the story of that expedition - an expedition which was to culminate in the death of one of its members.
The second of three during Advent.
Devised and introduced by THE REV DR CHARLIE MOULE , with the CHOIR OF CLARE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, directed by JOHN RUTTER 2: Judgment
Written and read by Lynda Marchal
by Bernard Kops
A series of plays for late-night listening.
Time: The future.
The place: A colony in space.
The characters: A young man. and a young woman who have ceased to laugh. to love and to feel.
The action: The dawning of awareness.
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude